Nike shuts down Oregon Project after Alberto Salazar ban
Nike Inc. shut down its Nike Oregon Project training group Thursday after the recent ban of founder and coach Alberto Salazar.
LIVE: Wallabies out to avoid Uruguay upset
If this World Cup has proven anything, it's that the gap between Tier 1 and Tier 2 nations is shortening. The Wallabies face one of those Tier 2 nations in Uruguay - follow all the action from 3.15pm (AEST).
Kenenisa Bekele wins Berlin Marathon but misses Eliud Kipchoge's world record
Former Olympic and world champion Kenenisa Bekele staged a thrilling comeback to win the Berlin marathon on Sunday, dramatically missing the world record by two seconds as he recorded the second-fastest time in history.
Wales make 14 changes for Ireland clash
Rhys Carre and Owen Lane will make their debuts for Wales Saturday, when the Grand Slam winners host Ireland in their penultimate Rugby World Cup warm-up match in Cardiff.
All Blacks stars to snub rugby sevens in Tokyo
New Zealand's team bidding for a rugby sevens gold medal at next year's Tokyo Olympics will not include any All Blacks after several approached declined to be involved.
Archery World Championships: Indian men's recurve team claim silver medal
India won silver in the men's recurve team event at the Archery World Championships after losing to China in the final in Netherlands on Sunday.
- Date of birth
Olympic Games (1 medal: 1 gold)
- Team: 1st (2012)
World Championships (12 medals: 8 gold, 1 silver, 3 bronze)
- Singles: 1st (2015), 3rd (2009, 2011, 2013)
- Doubles: 1st (2011), 2nd (2009)
- Team: 1st (2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016)
Asian Games (6 medals: 5 gold, 1 bronze)
- Singles: 1st (2010)
- Doubles: 1st (2014), 3rd (2006)
- Team: 1st (2006, 2010, 2014)
World Cup (10 medals: 7 gold, 1 silver, 2 bronze)
- Singles: 1st (2012, 2015), 2nd (2014), 3rd (2008, 2009)
- Team: 1st (2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2015)
Longing for singles success in Rio
At 27, China's Ma Long is dreaming of adding the Olympic men's singles title to his already phenomenal haul. The table tennis star has a chance to become just the 5th male player to complete a Grand Slam (holding the Olympic, world championship and World Cup singles crowns).
Long has dominated the sport in recent years, and no more so than in 2015. He became singles world champion, won the World Cup (singles and team) and the World Tour Grand Finals (singles), losing just 1 game in international competition and 5 overall.
An 8-time world champion, who won team gold with China at London 2012, Long has been world number 1 since March 2015. Singles gold in Rio will guarantee his status as one of the all-time greats.
|1||Men's Singles, 3rd Round, Ma Long v Groth||4 (11-3 11-2 11-3 11-9)|
|1||Men's Singles, 4th Round, Ma Long v Jeoung Y S||4 (6-11 10-12 11-5 11-1 13-11 13-11)|
|1||Men's Singles, Quarterfinal, Ma Long v Aruna||4 (11-4 11-2 11-6 11-7)|
|1||Men's Singles, Semifinal, Ma Long v Mizutani||4 (11-5 11-5 11-5 7-11 10-12 11-5)|
|Men's Singles, Final, Ma Long v Zhang J||4 (14-12 11-5 11-4 11-4)|
GBR 27 CHN 26
GBR 23 CHN 18
CHN 26 JPN 21
Ledecky 4 Biles 4
Manuel 2 McKeon 2
Oleksiak 2 Chalmers 2